May – a month dedicated to the Mother of God
In May we encourage you to pray the Litany of Loreto every day. This year we will ask God through the intercession of Holy Mary to end the pandemic all over the world.
On Friday, 1 of May, at 6:45 pm, in unity with the Catholic Bishops of Canada, we will consecrate our parish and all Polish people in Ottawa to Mary, Mother of the Church. It will be broadcast (in Polish) on Parish TV.
Catholic Bishops Consecrate Canada and the United States to Mary, Mother of the Church
Ottawa – On Friday 1 May 2020, the Catholic Bishops of Canada will consecrate their individual dioceses or eparchies to Mary, Mother of the Church, seeking her protection during the Coronavirus pandemic, similar to what other Episcopal Conferences throughout the world have already done. Along with the Bishops, pastors, families, groups, individuals and other faith communities may likewise choose to join the consecration as part of the global effort to unite in faith and prayer in this most difficult time.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), in fraternal communion with the leadership of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has agreed that this Marian consecration be held on the same day in both countries, making this a most meaningful and powerful intercession throughout North America to the Blessed Mother. The Bishops of Mexico, as well as the other countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, consecrated their dioceses and eparchies to Mother Mary this past Easter Sunday. Pope Francis has already offered up a moving Prayer to the Virgin Mary for protection in light of COVID-19 last 11 March 2020.